The ranting of an IT Professional:

March, 2009


March 30, 2009  3:57 PM

Conficker exposed!



Posted by: Jason Tramer
Conficker

I have always said that people work best when working under a time line and that the best work gets done in the 11th hour. Proving my theory correct just a 36 hours before Conficker's malicious code is set to activate (April 1), the virus has finally been...

March 30, 2009  3:37 PM

CCA baby!



Posted by: Jason Tramer
1y0-259, cca

I just wrote my first citrix exam 1y0-259 Citrix Xenapp 5 for windows server 2003 administration and I got a 95%! The one thing I will note here is that in comparison to microsoft cert exams I found this very easy. Unlike MS who trys to trick you where there is the "right answer" and the...


March 28, 2009  11:13 PM

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4 for Outlook cannot be installed on a computer where Microsoft Exchange Server versions prior to Exchange Server 2007 are installed



Posted by: Jason Tramer
Exchange, microsoft CRM, Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0

I got this error while trying to install the outlook plugin for Microsoft CRM on a terminal server. The terminal server was definitely not running Exchange. To fix this you need to get rid of a key in the registry.

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March 19, 2009  5:15 PM

Win a free XBOX!



Posted by: Jason Tramer
contest, free, xbox

The wonderful and fabulous individuals who host my blog are having a great competition where the prize is one of three XBOX's. Take a look at the contest details here: http://itknowledgeexchange.techtarget.com/itke-community-blog/new-contest-a-trio-of-xboxes-for-our-top-three-users/


March 19, 2009  1:21 PM

Cisco buying Pure Digital



Posted by: Jason Tramer
Cisco, pure digital

Here is a link to the article: http://www.cbc.ca/money/story/2009/03/19/cisco-puredigital.html During a global economic recession Cisco is acting in a very aggressive manner, buying up a company, investing in others, trying to enter new markets like Blade servers and Mail Exchangers. This...


March 18, 2009  1:46 PM

Blackberry – Missing seperate icon for secondary mail account



Posted by: Jason Tramer
BES, BIS, Blackberry, mail, missing icon, Missing seperate icon for secondary mail account, Service books

If you have a blackberry that has been activated on a BES server and then set up a BIS email account as well you will get a second mail icon on your blackberry that is just for your BIS account. However if you ever need to wipe and reactivate the blackberry the second mail icon will not...


March 14, 2009  1:40 PM

VM Converter – FAILED: A general system error occurred: The file is too big for the filesystem



Posted by: Jason Tramer
ESX, FAILED: A general system error occurred: The file is too big for the filesystem, VM Converter, VMFS, vmware

I recently got this error while trying to P2V a server. The reason? On default settings when setting up a VMFS volume (block size 1) the maximum size of a virtual disk is 256 GB's. Now what can you do to fix this? Well sad answer is you can reformat you VMFS volume with a different block...


March 13, 2009  5:25 PM

Switching VM’s over to a different Virtual Center breaks connection between BES and Exchange server



Posted by: Jason Tramer
BES, Blackberry, Exchange, MAPIMailbox, MAPIMailbox::MAPIMailbox(2) - OpenMsgStore (0x8004011d) failed, virtual center, Vmotion, vmware

We had an issue with our BES server stop working properly. Some mail was getting to users but there were errors sending mail and we couldn't activate any new users. Here was the error when trying to activate. {e} MAPIMailbox::MAPIMailbox(2) - OpenMsgStore (0x8004011d) failed A reboot of...


March 9, 2009  3:40 PM

Blackberry comes up with Enterprise Activation error on startup



Posted by: Jason Tramer
activation error, Blackberry, handcleanup.exe, will not activate

This Blackberry was activated on the BES and worked fine but every time the blackberry booted it came up with an activation error. I wiped the blackberry and purged/re-added the user to the BES but it would not re-activate. I then purged the user and used the blackberry handheld cleanup utility...


March 9, 2009  3:31 PM

ASA 5520 not Nat’ing traffic



Posted by: Jason Tramer
ACL, ASA, Cisco, Factory-default reset, NAT

A colleague of mine and I were setting up and configuring an ASA 5520. We ran through the basic setup wizard and set up the preliminary NAT and access rules and found we could get out to the Internet. The ASA itself could access Internet resources but we on the inside connection could not. So of...


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